Opinion

For whom the Bell tolls

The cautionary tale of Bell Pottinger reminds us of the role of journalism in a democracy and why we owe it to ourselves to be more responsible about the media we consume

South Africa excludes refugees and asylum seekers from Covid-19 aid

Despite being protected in South Africa by law, these groups have been swept aside when it comes to relief packages

Richard Calland: CR’s tough test amid politics of pandemic

Opposition parties and ANC ‘factions’ will attempt to use the crisis to their advantage

‘Exactly where I was meant to be’

As I reflect on my time as editor amid today’s uncertain world, one thing is certain: the M&G’s importance in our media landscape

Save us from a deadly mistake

The pastors must be happy. They can peddle their ‘cures’ again to congregating potential Covid-19 cases. Spare us, Dlamini-Zuma

Children who trade are an important part of the economy

The government should do more to develop and upskill these young entrepreneurs who are already street smart

Digital financial services could fast-track UN SDGs

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Xenophobia chips away at the African notion of ubuntu

The multifaceted and complex issues facing the continent can only be tackled effectively together

What relationship therapy can teach us about our connection to the world

Handling a global crisis is not that different from dealing with partnership break-downs

The Strandfontein shelter touches a societal and political nerve

What was the City of Cape Town thinking when it decided to round up homeless people and put them in a camp?

Work and school from home is a complete F**kApp!

The problem with high-tech is that there is just way too much to choose from

Mamphela Ramphele: Africa Day — a celebration of resilience

We have an abundance of land, sun, wind, and rivers to power up an ecologically sound development process for the 21st century

The myths that swirl around modern-day South Africa should be dispelled

Without an accurate understanding of the dilemmas which overwhelm us, our efforts to produce effective and far-reaching strategies or solutions for change will fail

The great untethering and the airlines’ flat spin

If record vinyls and iTunes can co-exist in the Technological Age, Wi-Fi will allow ocean liners a slice of the airlines’ global travel monopoly

Youth mythbusters needed to curb the viral threat to public health communications

Because most fake news is spread on social media where young people feel comfortable, the government should ask for their help

Municipalities need to be reminded of their role in the country

It is usually the most vulnerable in society who are most dependent on local authorities, yet they are the ones stealing from the poor

The past can guide the present

The government has consulted widely on measures to restrict the spread of Covid-19, but rule by selective committees such as the National Coronavirus Command Council requires vigilance

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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